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  Once upon a time, in a certain town there was a coffin maker who opened and was running a store where he sold the coffins he made himself to the customers in the neighborhood. The popuplation in the town increased day-by-day.

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vertical line Posted on Mar.05.2009 @ 04:57PM EDT by IZIZIZ
'Not a thing' is.
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Mar.05.2009
05:17PM EDT 
vertical line What's happening or How are things in Glocca Morra?
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Reply from so_teh
Mar.05.2009
05:27PM EDT 
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"There is someone who looks after us from behind the curtain. In truth, we are not here. This is our shadow." -- Rumi

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Reply from ______
Mar.05.2009
06:16PM EDT 
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Unfold Your Own Myth


Who gets up early to discover the moment light begins?

Who finds us here circling, 

bewildered, like atoms?

Who comes to a spring thirsty 

and sees the moon reflected in it?

Who, like Jacob blind with grief and age,

smells the shirt of his son and can see again?

Who lets a bucket down 

and brings up a flowing prophet? 

Or like Moses goes for fire 

and finds what burns inside the sunrise?


Jesus slips into a house to escape enemies, 

and opens a door to the other world.

Solomon cuts open a fish, 

and there’s a gold ring.

Omar storms in to kill the prophet 

and leaves with blessings.

Chase a deer and end up everywhere!

An oyster opens his mouth to swallow one drop.

Now there’s a pearl.

A vagrant wanders empty ruins.

Suddenly he’s wealthy.


But don’t be satisfied with stories, 

how things have gone with others. 

Unfold your own myth, 

without complicated explanation,

so everyone will understand the passage, 

We have opened you.


Start walking toward Shams. 

Your legs will get heavy and tired. 

Then comes a moment of feeling 

the wings you’ve grown, lifting.


~Jalal al-Din Rumi


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Reply from immortal 1
Mar.06.2009
03:45AM EDT 
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"There is someone who looks after us from behind the curtain. In truth, we are not here. This is our shadow." -- Rumi

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OZ was a wonderful place, full of  marvels,

before I got a glimse behind the curtain,

and saw who was pulling the strings.

Now its just whisps of smoke reflected in dusty mirrors.

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Reply from IZIZIZ
Mar.06.2009
05:27AM EDT 
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Quote: "What's happening or How are things in Glocca Morra?"
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Many a time I have enjoyed staying in Glocca Morra.

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Reply from rebenelite
Mar.09.2009
10:12AM EDT 
vertical line is a thing, not?
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